Definitions for painted turtle
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a freshwater turtle, Chrysemys picta, common in the U.S., having bright yellow markings on the head and neck and red markings on the margin of the carapace.
Category: Reptiles and Amphibians
Origin of painted turtle:
painted turtle, painted terrapin, painted tortoise, Chrysemys picta(noun)
freshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States
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